• The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal wins BMA Medical Book Awards 2012

    Winner, BMA Medical Book Awards 2012

    The Doctor's Guide to Critical Appraisal wins first prize at the prestigious BMA Medical Book Awards 2012.

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  • Accredited for CPD by The CPD Standards Office

    Courses accredited for CPD

    Our courses are approved by The CPD Standards Office for continuing professional development.

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  • critical appraisal online course

    Critical Appraisal Online
    Course with FREE book offer

    The world's best online course. Watch and interact with multimedia presentations. No prior knowledge needed.

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  • critical appraisal workshop

    Critical Appraisal Workshop
    22-23 April 2017 - London - 22/23rd April 2017

    Practice critically appraising real clinical papers under the expert supervision of our tutors.

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  • critical appraisal course

    Critical Appraisal Masterclass
    23 September 2017 - Manchester - 23rd Sept 2017

    Learn everything about critical appraisal in one day. Intensive, interactive and comprehensive.

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  • critical appraisal - read clinical papers with confidence

    Read clinical papers
    with confidence

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Critical appraisal made easy!

We teach people how to read clinical research papers with more confidence. We teach the knowledge. We teach the skills. Our innovative training materials, developed over many years, are second-to-none. Our unique back-to-basics approach has won admirers across the globe. If you're looking for a book, an online course or a classroom course, we have the perfect solution for you. Welcome to the world of Critical Appraisal. Enjoy your stay!

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We teach everything you need to critically appraise clinical research papers with confidence.


Award-winning training

Enjoy the highest quality training available. Winner at the prestigious BMA Medical Book Awards 2012.


From first principles

We make critical appraisal easy to understand. No prior knowledge is required for any of our courses.

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Best value

Solutions for every budget. From books to bespoke courses, we cater for individuals and groups.


Interactive & practical

Our events are renowned for using digital handsets to test your understanding. Be amazed!

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Upcoming events - book your place now!

  Critical Appraisal Workshop London - 22/23rd April 2017 22-23 April 2017

  Critical Appraisal Workshop Birmingham - 27/28th May 2017 27-28 May 2017

  Critical Appraisal Workshop Manchester - 23rd Sept 2017 23-23 September 2017